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Past events

19/02/2016 / 1:00 pm The Insurance Fraud Taskforce Final Report

BILA are pleased to welcome David Hertzell, for his presentation on the Insurance Fraud Taskforce Final Report, to include:

• Why was the Taskforce established?
• Who formed the Taskforce?
• What did they aim to achieve?
• Recommendations of the Final Report
• What next for the Insurance Fraud Taskforce?

16/02/2016 - 17/02/2016 / All Day ExCred - Insuring Export Credit & Political Risk

ExCred26 – Insuring Export Credit & Political Risk| 16-17 March 2016, London

20% discount for BILA members – register here: http://www.iiribcfinance.com/FKW52988BILA quoting VIP Code FKW52988BILA to claim

At this year’s event, we are asking: Are we entering a new phase of the global financial crisis which began in 2008?

Deteriorating economic conditions across the emerging markets, fed by commodity price volatility, are producing a fragile environment for trade. Conversely, the highly liquid banking sector and an insurance market soft to the point of overcapacity, presents different challenges.

ExCred26 will gather the leading minds from across export finance and PRI to address where financing gaps remain, the risk appetite of participants and the impact on trade of geopolitical events across the globe.

BILA members are entitled to a 20% discount from the event – Register here today http://www.iiribcfinance.com/FKW52988BILA quoting VIP Code FKW52988BILA to claim.

Early bird offer ends 05 February 2016

15/01/2016 / 1:00 pm Market Conduct Oversight: A Role for the Legal Community?

Topic: “Market Conduct Oversight: A Role for the Legal Community?”

11/12/2015 / 1:00 pm To aggregate or to separate? Aggregating Professional Indemnity Claims after AIG Europe v. OC320301

Topic: “To aggregate or to separate? Aggregating Professional Indemnity Claims after AIG Europe v. OC320301”

20/11/2015 / 1:00 pm Annual Update on Insurance Law

On Friday 20th October 2015 Professor Rob Merkin QC, will give his Annual Update on Insurance Law, to include:

• liability insurance: scope of insuring provision, notification of claims, product liability and aggregation
• property insurance: protective clauses, damage, reinstatement and indemnity
• burden of proof: who has to prove what, and can it be varied by agreement
• co-insurance clauses: effectiveness in preserving subrogation claims.

11/11/2015 / 9:00 am The Commercial Awareness Seminar Series - Talk 4: 100 things we hate about Lawyers - A client's point of view...

Hosted by the BILA Future Insurance Professional’s Group, in association with the Lloyd’s Market Association

A series of talks giving a unique opportunity to get a ‘client’s eye view’ of how the Industry works

Talk 4: “100 things we hate about Lawyers” – A client’s point of view…

Date & time: Wednesday 11th November – 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.
(Registration opens at 8.45 a.m.)

Open to trainees, paralegals and pupil barristers only.
 
Please register by email at events@bila.org.uk or online at the BILA website https://bila.org.uk/events/ soon to avoid disappointment.

Please note that places may be limited on a per-firm basis.

16/10/2015 / 2:00 pm Continuity of Insurance Coverage under English Insurance Law

On Friday 16th October 2015 Jamie Smith QC, 4 New Square will give a talk on Continuity of Insurance Coverage under English Insurance Law

18/09/2015 / 1:00 pm Insurable interest - a rule in search of a rationale?

Insurable interest is the most recent topic of attention of the Law Commission team responsible for the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the Insurance Act 2015.
This “double-header” lecture will consider the case for and against abolition of the doctrine of insurable interest, with a particular focus on interests in life assurance.
As a topic, insurable interest continues to be discussed and (occasionally) litigated as new forms of insurance product (and new examples of the perverse incentives insurance can create) arise. Comparable jurisdictions (e.g. Australia) have largely abolished the requirement of an insurable interest without alarm.
Insurable interest may have a significant role to play in establishing the boundary between insurance and other risk-related contracts such as gambling and credit default swaps.

02/09/2015 / 9:00 am The Commercial Awareness Seminar Series - Talk 3: Cyber Risk: A Virtual Liability or an Entity Killer?

hosted by the BILA Future Insurance Professionals Group, in association with the Lloyd’s Market Association

20/07/2015 / 5:00 pm Subrogation in insurance law: a mystery wrapped in an enigma? Are we any clearer since the Court of Appeal decisions in Rathbone v Novae and Gard Marine v China National Chartering?

On 20th July 2015 in the presentation rooms on the 11th floor of the Lloyd’s building, BILA will host an evening presentation on the important topic of insurance subrogation.
The speakers will be Dominic Kendrick QC and Mark Pring, head of Insurance at Addleshaw Goddard, who acted in the recent Court of Appeal decisions on the issue, Rathbone Brothers Plc & Anor v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 1464 and Gard Marine & Energy Ltd v China National Chartering Co Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 16.
BILA is honoured that Lord Justice Aikens has kindly agreed to chair the event and to give an introduction on the topic of subrogation.

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